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Oct 17, 2012 6:00pm EDT
police commissioner has been on the job for a couple weeks, but it was not until tonight that the city council sat down to confirm them. residents are not happy about that. sheldon? >> those protesters have already come and gone, but a dozen of them were gathered outside city hall at the beginning of that hearing. they are protesting police brutality. they say that they were left out of the selection process. right now the city council is hosting a public hearing on the nomination of tony batts. the commissioner is laying out his plans for the department. he is talking about listening to different ideas for improvement. he also talked about a renewed focus on the quality of life crime and getting those numbers down. demonstrators gathered outside at the beginning of that hearing because they are protesting his nomination and police brutality, as i mentioned, and even though they had the opportunity to speak at the public hearing, they are upset they were left out of the initial process. >> the swearing-in took place two weeks ago, but this is the first time the city council gets to publicly in
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Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm EDT
for the game. >> as you know, this city has been waiting so long for this day. we are across the street, it gets things set up for tonight. there are plans to show the game on a big projection screen. fans are ready. they have their orange friday schurz on. they will watch the first orioles playoff game since 1977. here is just a sample of how fans are feeling. >> i am ready. >> do you think we can do it? >> i know so. i had a private conversation with reynolds earlier in the week. >> i know he is 0-6 against the rangers, but he has a lot of issues coming behind him. there is no doubt in my mind that he has three of the most amazing people behind him. >> we will have to play the yankees of all people. >> for the city of baltimore, it will be huge. the yankee fans won't be able to get tickets because we have bought them all. >> wouldn't it be something if they could play the yankees? fans know that they have to get past texas first. you can tell that they were nervous as well. we're live downtown. >> looking for the orioles biggest fan, we found the light, very excited. don't chan
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Oct 16, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. after angela dawson repeatedly went to the police and the city about neighborhood gang activity, the house was burned down, killing seven members of the family. the city demolished the home and build the dawson safe haven center. >> we know that those seven angels are here watching over us. >> after school, up to 50 kids come here for a free after- school program. this 17-year-old lost his friends in the fire. >> ever since they did die and they build this new building, it has kept me on track and out of trouble and going a different way that i can become successful at. >> he says the good goes beyond the safe haven center. there are changes all over oliver. >> there is a garden across the street. >> he says october 16 will forever be etched in his memory. >> i remember the tragedy. it was just a sad day. >> this memorial service will get underway at 6:30. the mayor is supposed to be here and congressman cummings as well. children who attend the center will be giving a performance as well. again, that get started at 6:30. lisa robinson, wbal-tv 11 news. >> there may be some shifting
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Oct 23, 2012 6:00pm EDT
to the baltimore site and the city will get a 5% share of revenue. >> question 7 means thousands of jobs and millions for our schools. >> the mayor says question 7 also means more money for school construction, city property-tax relief, and operation of city recreation centers. analyst estimate the casino would cause a reduction in revenue, potentially $65 million loss. question seven guarantees there not be reduction of local impact aid in the city. there is nothing in place to do anything with the funds. casino operator will get a 7% tax break and the opportunity to lower it by another 3%. the trade-off is a temporary decline in gambling revenues going into the education trust fund. the bottom line, if question seven passes, baltimore gain from jobs and a portion of table game revenue, but again, there is a trade-off. an analysis finds gaming interests, rather than public interest, are calling the shots. >> some clergy members came out today in opposition to expanded gambling. barry simms picks up the story and continues our commitment 2012 coverage. >> expanding gambling is one o
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Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
open, but some members of the baltimore city council committee want more. >> this is a work session, not a hearing. >> after a year, the debate continues. the council man hopes to end the battle. he thinks the stringent conditions would ease the complaints of neighbors about trash and a loud noise while letting the business owner linda brown meeting her business in the northeast baltimore community. >> i do not want this to continue ad nauseam. >> she wants to continue what she has always had since 2004. when she purchased the property from the american legion. she still wants to hold the same nice event, family oriented events. >> members of the city council's land use and transportation committees are questioning proposed conditions. >> we need specifics on how the parking is going to resolve things, how the security guard is going to help resolve. all of this related in keeping it under the uniform title of banquet hall facility. >> if it does not prohibit the use of motors, that affected the what you have done is turn a banquet hall into a nightclub. >> the maximum capacity is 2
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Oct 26, 2012 6:00pm EDT
ocean city. i am assuming the folks there are getting ready for the storm? >> there getting ready for the storm. part of the way they are preparing is enjoying the nicer weather while they can. they know they have a couple of days before things start to get bad. they're plenty of preparations under way. public works crews are also trying anything that is loose or could blow around. that includes trash cans, lifeguards stance. -- stands. there are police and fire officials on standby if they're needed. there also preparing for potential flooding. -- they are also preparing for potential flooding. >> downtown at ocean city, it is a low-lying area. even in a moderate nor'easter, we will get some flooding down there. we're starting to put out the high water mark for signs. if we do accumulate water, the signs will be there so people will not drive into it. >> for the past few days and weeks, public works crews have been busy putting up lights for the city's winter fasest. they are busy again securing that to make sure they do not get the blood away in a storm. -- blown away in a storm
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Oct 21, 2012 6:00pm EDT
possible motive. >> hours earlier, city police responded to the area of fairview avenue to find a 60- romance shot in the head at about 11:00 on garrison boulevard. the victim was taken to hospital but died a short time later. there is also no word on a suspect or possible motive. >> the weather was absolutely gorgeous today. some changes are on the way. no rain nearby. you can see on the radar a few little showers in new york state and the state of maine. more in the dakotas and minnesota and back into wyoming. in the pacific northwest, that have had snow in cascade. the colder tip jurors are out that way. for us, the temperature is warming up. tomorrow and the next day and the next they will be great. details in the forecast, just ahead. x a new wall street journal poll shows president obama and mitt romney are tied to weeks before the election. the poll has the race that even with 47% support for each candidate. it was conducted october 17-20 after last week's second avenue. the poll has mitt romney leading in the battleground states reject after last week's second debate. -- afte
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Oct 24, 2012 6:00pm EDT
out in the country, but it's the city and you have to take precautions. >> police say they are increasing patrols in this area in the wake of these attacks. >> we have an update to a story we first reported in september. a massive rate busted 10 in the so-called illegal slot rooms. detectives say they were location disguised as internet cafes but in reality, they're using electronic game devices illegally. patrons were able to walk in and use computer terminals to play the games and receive a monetary pay off. no arrests have been made. state delegates demanded action against these types of establishments. >> commitment 2012 hits over drive. president obama and mitt romney are crisscrossing the country tonight, frantically making their case to the voters with less than two weeks until election day. our washington bureau reporter is in washington with that story. >> this is one of the busiest days on the trail when he kicks off a campaign extravaganza. president obama is logging lots of travel time on air force one -- some 5,300 miles with stops in multiple states. first, iowa.
NBC
Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
their first road win of the season. kansas city is notorious for a raucous cloud. they're going to utilize the no-model spread offense. it will have to keep the crowd quiet. to get back in the game has to make it more harder to run the new-model offense. -- no-huddle offense. >> we have to be able to see when and how much we use it. >> much more with the ravens one on one. you can hear that interview following tonight's newscast on 98 rock and you can see the interview tonight on wbal +. the huge week under way with the orioles, game two against the tampa bay rays. let's go down to florida with pete gilbert who has more. >> we have the orioles, yankees, rangers, and the a's. also we know detroit. they can still win the a.l. east but have to win their last two games. they can still host a wild card game, and that seems to be really good thing. yap to think about chris davis, how far he has come. but all he ever wanted. >> he basically said he was going to give me a chance to prove myself. >> let's take a look at the records. the yankees have a tie-breaker against texas. there one ga
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Oct 31, 2012 6:00pm EDT
home today. >> as the water continues to drain and flow, city officials tell me it will be until all of the water drains out, at least most of it anyway before they can put a monetary value and really figure out what they can begin to heal. >> now to hartford county where disaster relief efforts are under way. joins us with ann update. >> the biggest problem is down trees. many fell on power lines and homes. >> this tree went down, and several others went down right after. it was like it were all dropping. it was just a terrible sound. >> in the very would community in hartford county there were busy cleaning up damage from this week's storm. ellen murray saw for the first time the damage a tree did to her home. >> i am very upset. it was devastating. i was shocked when i saw it. i know you can rebuild, and various -- material things are important, but i'm thankful i was not in the house at the time. >> we heard the tree go down. it was just a matter of finding out where it went. >> it had to be unbelievably frightening. >> it is just so loud. >> all over hartford county there wa
NBC
Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
travel to kansas city this week. the chiefs lost to san diego yesterday. a focus on improving their record and performance while ignoring the chiefs' record. >> it is really not about the stats. a lot of people looked at the numbers and try to define the defense. right now, the only number to look at is the 3 and 1. >> here is what we're looking -- working on for tonight. a firefighter is behind bars tonight, charged with sexually abusing two young boys. police believe there are more victim >> thank you for krystal conwell : we see a lot of problems with the... number of students that we have. resources. materials. things that the children need... on a day-to-day basis. anncr: question seven will help. the department of legislative services says question seven... will mean one hundred ninety nine million a year... for schools...gaming revenue that would have... gone to other states. and independent audits will guarantee the money... goes where it's supposed to. krystal conwell: i think people should vote for question... seven because i think it will be a great benefit to children.
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Oct 29, 2012 6:00pm EDT
flooding around the boardwalk in atlantic city. i have seen some pictures on twitter were the streets and look like rivers. they are really taking a pounding. starting at 6:00 tonight, travel restrictions are in place in baltimore city. >> only emergency personnel are permitted on the road. we're going to check on the latest on the storm with tom tasselmyer. >> the center is rapidly approaching new jersey. 90-mile an hour wind is still estimated. it has not lost street. it is maintaining tropical characteristics right up to landfall. the forecast traffic is expected to take the storm system through the delaware bay through northern maryland to the mountains. whatever is left is coming our way in the next six to 12 hours. rainfall has been substantial and is likely to get heavier. you see these spiraling bands pushing back. they are all the way into ohio. to the self in critical there has wrapped in, the rain -- to the south, the rain has changed to snow. i want to zoom in closer and change the perspective. dovergoing to put on the radar. display. the wind this is how we find tornadoes
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Oct 11, 2012 6:00pm EDT
overtime. the costs of giving protection to the city's top officials. >> and despite budget deficits, those costs are going up. >> many large jurisdictions offer no such benefit to top officials, but despite a declining population and ever- growing budget pressure, the city not only keeps executive protection in place. it allows it to grow. >> good morning. >> baltimore mayor stephanie rawlings-blake has quite the on to rosh. she arrives in a city suv. -- has quite the entourage. she is protected by city police officers whose sole duty is to provide executive protection. it all comes at a cost. for the last year, over time alone was $103,750. substantially higher than the cost for fiscal year 2011. one big reason? the unit got bigger. it grew from three officers to seven officers. the mayor's security troubles with her out of time. that added another $7,700 the last fiscal year. take that plus the overtime costs and the minimum salaries -- the overall cost is enough to cover the starting salaries of 10 police officers. executive protection is also provided to the police comm
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Oct 27, 2012 6:00pm EDT
ocean city tonight, where residents could be on the front line of the storm. george is in the low-lying areas of fell's point as people are gathering sandbags. but let's go to our meteorologist who is tracking the storm. john, what's the latest? >> well, sandy is a hurricane, marginal, category one, with 75-mile-an-hour winds, a little better than 300 miles away from cape hatteras. here's what the weather looks like for us. we had the cold front to the west and all that moisture coming up from the south from sandy. but it's kind of held down to the extreme southeast virginia, the mouth of the chesapeake bay. we've had a very nice afternoon this afternoon so far. let's switch over to our main computer and here are the various tracks. we still got a variety of solutions, but most of them converge on new jersey. i want to kind of focus now, instead of having two or three of these little spinning symbols about where various models talk, the three main models, the european, the g.f.s. and the nam are coming in at the same place, central or northern new jersey, and in the predawn hours
NBC
Oct 6, 2012 6:00pm EDT
alds sunday against the yankees. also preparing, the hotels and bars and vendors, the city getting ready for postseason baseball. >> 24 hours from now, oriole park at camden yards will be the center of baltimore's attention as the orioles face the yankees in game one of the american league division series, 6:15 sunday night. local companies from print shops to retail shops were busy putting out merchandise like these t-shirts. a war up all night basically working to get them to the stores. -- they were working all night basically to get them to the stores. >> last night, it was crazy. i have not slept at all. we're just getting ready for today. we knew that it would be crazy before we got here. 7:00 in the morning, people are already waiting. we opened up at 8:00, we opened early, and we will probably stay late. >> we were there last night when the fans went nuts after the orioles recorded their final out against the rangers. of course, celebration it and sued and outside of these merchants. i was -- the celebration in sudan outside of these merchants. i was told they will not have
NBC
Oct 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
important part of the week, the road win. kansas city cannot hang onto the football. a tough day for the chiefs. the second game in a row with an interception for williams, the most important player on the field this afternoon, the ticker. good from 39 yards. the ravens are up 9-3. joe flacco avoids everybody on the defense. they get the win 9-6 and sit alone atop the afc north. in the second quarter, the big bend has the 13 yard pass for the touchdown. the steelers go up 7-0. in the fourth quarter, vick connects to clark. with just three seconds left in the game, the steelers kicker is the game winner. the steelers squeeze out with the win 16-13 final. stay with us. john collins is back with the 7- day forecast. >> here is the forecast. the percentages are low for rain. they are in the morning and evening. most of the week will be dry. a good chance of rain later in the day tomorrow. kind of cool in the 50's to near 60. we want to close to 70 by the end of the week. on-again and off-again chances of rain. mostly light. most of the time, it will not be raining. >> a big night in balt
NBC
Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. that search began a long time ago. kansas city chiefs on sunday will lead to the defense to continue the early season trend of turning the ball over. the chiefs have 15 turnovers, the most of the nfl. the quarterback has come under fire. a few sacks and the defense could turn the kansas city crowd of the early. the ravens defense does not look all that great this year, ranked twenty third. giving up 390 yards a game. growing confidence to stop teams when they have to. >> i don't care about stats. it is true but not true. i do care. i don't want to give up yardage or write to low. the three steps to me most important is points, third down red area, and wins. >> they'll look for their fourth win in kansas city. >> a look tonight for a 11 news tonight. latest on the state health officials and what they are warning. what you need to know about possible exposure. the first postseason game in 15 years, an arlington with the orioles. the friday night battle against the rangers. these stories and more at of krystal conwell : we see a lot of problems with the... number of students that we hav
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Oct 14, 2012 6:00pm EDT
the next cold front. a live look out at ocean city. the sun is setting in about 15 minutes. currently 72 at the airport and 75 downtown. 75 downtown. yeah. yeah. >> fearliss felix is the first person to travel faster than thsound. he traveled 24 miles, a record- breaking feat marking the world's first supersonic skydive. he took off in a pressurized capsule carried by helium balloon. he was expected to hit a speed of 690 miles per hour before activating his parachute about 5,000 feet above the ground. >> your insta-weather plus forecast with eva marie. >> i watched it live on the internet. as he started to fall, he spiraled out of control but regained stability. you can watch it on our website, wbaltv.com. it was incredible. let's look at the weather. we're seeing increasing clouds after beautiful sunshine today. we had the sunshine yesterday as well. things are changing as a new storm system approaches. light rain showers are moving through west virginia. they're mainly west of the appalachians now. we are expecting most of them to fall apart tonight. the majority of the f
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Oct 8, 2012 6:03pm EDT
positive take away from kansas city. the decision to keep him on the roster has won them three field goals. when was the last time that joe flacco scrambled and turned it into the biggest play of the game? no one wants this type of game to become a habit. after losing games like this on the road last year, the ravens feel better than the chiefs about the outcome, good enough for now. >> a couple of plays we can make here and there and play better, i think will be happy. it is a win. you will have meetings like this from time to time and do have to be happy with getting the wind. it is of discussion -- difference between four in one and three in two. >> tom will tell you more with the seven-day forecast next. the seven-day forecast next. so let me tell you what i know: if question seven passes, my company's going to... bring table games, like blackjack and poker... right here to baltimore. a twenty-five million dollar investment... that'll create five hundred new jobs. all right here. today, marylanders are spending $500 million gaming... in other states. let's keep it here. i'm chad
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Oct 15, 2012 6:00pm EDT
hall meetings. >> is very important for obama that he does not sit back disengaged and the mirror to mitt romney. -- demur to mitt romney. nikole killion, wbal-tv 11 news. >> representatives for of baltimore's casino address concerns today before baltimore city council members. they discussed licensing, development, construction, and the ultimate opening of the harrah's baltimore casino. >> we have been clear since the day we got the license in july that we are building a facility here. what our discussion is about is how do we make the facility even better? it is going to be a regional facility and we can make it a world-class facility. >> casino operator said they plan to hire 1200 workers, and if table games are allowed, they will hire an additional 500 people. local residents will be considered first for the jobs. when asked about concerns over revenue would go, they said they could not answer, adding at is the state's responsibility. >> tuesday 9:00 p.m. is the deadline to register to vote in this year's presidential election. you can also register online. the process is quite s
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Oct 19, 2012 6:00pm EDT
county. it is slowly drifting east. it will get into baltimore city and push out in the next three hours. the strongest part of the system is north of randallstown trucking north to northeast. there is likening associated with these storms. -- there is likening associated with these storms. it will be with us for the next several hours. wind gusts up to 50 miles an hour. heavy downpours on the west side of baltimore. it is very slow. we will probably have to wait a couple hours ford to lose steam with the setting sun. check out the temperatures across the region. you will see what was going on. it was a warm october day. we had temperatures well into the 70's. the line of storms is approaching. the rain totals are likely to go up. some areas have picked up more than an inch of rain. 76 degrees today, and 10 degrees warmer than normal. the low this morning was 63. that is almost like an afternoon high. 40's in michigan. that cool air is plunging into the muddy conditions during showers and storms. we are in the 70's. the slow eastern progress will continue with the cooler air taking
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Oct 28, 2012 6:00pm EDT
city. we have been dealing with showers on the eastern shore down to north carolina. even though it is hundreds of miles away, it is already influencing our weather. we have the front off to the west. then we have the bands coming in from the east. the two will combine to with the maryland-pennsylvania line. where they come together, snady is expected to become stronger. the storm is only going to get worse as it makes it approach. for more on the expected track, let's go to john collins at the weatherboard. >> here is the track and timing. the wind is 75 miles an hour. that is a minor hurricane at this stage. that is the dramatic --. metric pressure. that is the barometric pressure. the storm is 270 miles away from cape hatteras traveling to the northeast. it will make landfall somewhere between new york city and ocean city. the favored spot appears to be southern jersey. it will then head into pennsylvania. we have watches and warnings. starting late tonight, a flood watch. tomorrow, a high wind warning. all day monday and tuesday, a combination of coastal flood advisories changing t
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Oct 12, 2012 6:00pm EDT
open in baltimore city. we asked david collins to look into the claim and he joins us with our own fact check. >> the last line of the tv ad got our attention. the general manager of the new baltimore city casinos as we are ready to build here and all that has to happen as question 7. >> we are ready to build right here. we are ready and it's real. all that has to happen as question 7. >> this claim is misleading. the casino will operate regardless of the outcome. they awarded caesars entertainment group a license over the summer and they will operate south of the stadium under the harrah's name. a city review panel rejected the proposal for a massive parking garages. they are seeking changes in the plans for traffic flow. the two-story facility will have 3700 slot machines. they want to partner with hotels and restaurants including shuttles back and forth. >> we will bring table games right here. >> passage will allow table games. caesars owns the world series of poker and pledged to schedule an aventis question 7 passes. >> a $25 million investment that will create 2500 jobs righ
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Oct 22, 2012 6:00pm EDT
simms is live outside city hall with that story. >> it is a long time benefit. the homestead tax credit offered by the state of maryland. to get it for next year, you do have to apply. members of the baltimore city council want to make sure everyone knows about it could the council says 25,000 households in baltimore city are receiving the credit today, but have not applied to receive its in 2013. the council believes that many who have not applied our senior residents of the city and they want to make sure that no one misses out. >> baltimore city limits the increase in your property taxes to know more than 4% from one year to the other. the average savings in baltimore city households that is in this program is $1060. >> we don't want people to miss out on that money, leaving that money on the table for the state or whoever else wants to claim it. >> it could mean a substantial increase in the mammoth tax is that you pay without the tax credit. >> again, the deadline is december 31. new year's eve 2012. you can only get applications from the state and all maryland homeowners ar
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Oct 30, 2012 6:00pm EDT
outages in ocean city. when damage was everywhere you looked. a side of the hotel was completely blown off. beach erosion was extensive, too. 9-13 foot waves manage to erode away a good portion of the dune system that the city had put in place to protect properties. in the end, everyone we spoke to had a sense of relief knowing that things could have been much, much worse. >> we see snow and sand, it is kind of crazy. just really weird. >> i cannot believe how cold it is and i cannot believe the pier is gone. i cannot believe the santa got all the way up to the boardwalk, either. that is crazy. -- i cannot believe the sand got all the way up to the boardwalk. >> business is trying to get back to normal. that is the latest from ocean city. rob roblin, i hope you are drying out over there. >> things are looking a lot better here. could have been much worse. that is what everybody is saying here at wilson. . -- here at wilson point. >> the water that was blowing out into the bay yesterday bookbag again. the water was working its way up into the yards of many homes here. it looked pretty bad t
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Oct 18, 2012 6:00pm EDT
unconscious in obama city hotel room. the search is on for the man you are about to see on your screen. we are told 25 besharov carol anderson opened fire on derrek gamble at a bar. gamble suffered multiple gunshot wounds and later died. anderson has a muscular build a number of tattoos. if you have any for informational as whereabouts, you are urged to contact baltimore county police. you may recall a deadly stabbing at the same location last month. after residents voiced their concerns at a board hearing, the owner of the bar was forced to pay $2,000 in fines in order to keep his liquor license. >> new tonight, a sergeant and officer in the baltimore city police department both face assault charges. they allegedly assaulting a man in an east baltimore home after he was suspected of drug activity. the charges were filed after a yearlong investigation conducted by the internal investigation unit. jurors have gone home for the night in the trial of two police officers accused of beating a university of maryland student during a rowdy celebration, after maryland beat duke in a basketball
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Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
-old is going for good. " she has been taken from us. belongs to us. the city and school spokeswoman said she was an assistant before her. >> 30 to 60 years in prison for gerry sandusky -- jerry sandusky. three of the victims address the court this morning fighting back tears as they describe the impact of that abuse on them. those who work in the courtroom said before the judge ended up -- handed out the statement, sandusky said he is not a monster. >> the race to the white house is a dead heat. the poll that averages the results show that mitt romney has the result of 40% of likely voters compared to the president's 40 some persons trade suggesting rahm a gotbaums from his performance. and pat study said -- an independent study said the dream act could at monetary help. the processorprofessor said it e likely to earn jobs. >> with that the debate and saw that there was not much of their of cost and benefits. we want to fill that gap. this will appear next ballot i.s. question 4. the cdc is reporting 119 confirmed cases no in the past month. got you . >> lawmakers say the problem he
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